Human Rights Watch also called for collaboration among regional neighbors to improve border efforts to combat trafficking. In July , Human Rights Watch traveled to three Ivorian towns and met with groups totaling around 30 Nigerian women believed to have been trafficked for prostitution. Scores of similar cases involving Nigerian women and girls were documented by interviews with Ivorian officials, United Nations personnel, and Nigerian embassy staff. A gendarme in one of the towns estimated that at least Nigerian women were working there as prostitutes.
Advocacy Director, testifies to the U. Senate about Human Rights Watch's work on Human trafficking worldwide and makes suggestions as to how the U. Thank you for inviting me to provide testimony on behalf of Human Rights Watch on efforts to address trafficking in persons in the United States. It is an honor to testify before you today.
Felicia C. When Human Rights Watch met Felicia, it was 2 a. Felicia ran over to an outreach van to get a warm cup of coffee from the volunteers.